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The Avalon Marshes

The Avalon Marshes, a magical wetland landscape, lies at the heart of the Somerset Levels and Moors. It is nationally important for its rich cultural heritage and diversity of wildlife, with Glastonbury Tor, the Isle of Avalon and some of Britain’s best wetland nature reserves

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Posted 16/08/2023

Newsletter for Shapwick Heath

Read all about the latest news about Shapwick Heath, the Avalon Marshes Centre and Natural England’s other nature reserves in Somerset. Click here

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Posted 21/04/2023

Centre fully open again

We are delighted to announce that the latest round of refurbishments is complete and the Avalon Marshes Centre is fully open again. We now have a covered entrance, lots more undercover cafe seating, a

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Posted 02/04/2023

Newsletter for Somerset NNRs

Read all about what has been happening at Shapwick Heath and beyond in our latest newsletter. It also contains news of the refurbishments at the Avalon Marshes Centre and upcoming events. Just click o

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Posted 30/03/2023

Avalon Marshes Centre Improvements

It’s an exciting time at the Avalon Marshes Centre, with the next stage of improvements almost complete, and the Avalon Archaeology site now fully open. There will be a new entrance area, extend

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Posted 31/10/2022

Shapwick Heath Newsletter: Jul – Sep 22

Despite summer temperatures soaring and the beach calling, we’ve been busy as ever out on the reserves across the county. Our practical volunteers have been keeping things ticking over on the reserv

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Photo Credits: Pin Tail Duck Catcott (Brian Phipps), Westhay Island Hide (AM Staff), Glastonbury Tor Wetland (Brian Phipps), Easter Ducks (Unsplash.com), Teasel Painted Lady (Joy Russel), Peat and Reeds (Joy Russel), Great White Egret (John Crispin)